Sutter's Fort Curator Talk: Behind the Lens of Harry Peterson (Photography Month Sacramento)

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Presented by Sutter's Fort State Historic Park and Photography Month Sacramento at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, Sacramento CA

Apr 18
Sutter's Fort Curator Talk: Behind the Lens of Harry Peterson (Photography Month Sacramento)

Nancy Jenner, curator of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and the State Indian Museum, will present about the first curator at Sutter’s Fort in the early 1900s, Harry Peterson, and how his photography still impacts preservation efforts today.

In 1926 Peterson was appointed the first curator of Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento. His photographs capture the transformation of a holding yard for antiques to a living history museum.  When Peterson died from a heart attack at the Fort in 1941, he left

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